How to get here
About 5 miles from M6 junctions 14 and 15. Turn off the A34 next to the George and Dragon public house between Stone and Stoke on Trent. Small country lanes lead to the Downs Banks car park after crossing the canal and railway line.
Within 2 miles walk of both Stone and Barlaston on local public footpaths. ½ mile from the Trent and Mersey Canal.
Regular bus service between Stoke-on-Trent train station and Stafford train station, stopping at Barlaston and Stone on the way.
A ½ mile cycle ride from National Cycle Network route 5 which runs from Stoke-on-Trent to Stafford, passing through Stone. Follow brown roadsigns from Bridge 98 on the canal.